Thursday, September 23, 2010

Large-print Advent devotional, more new resources from Brethren Press.

Brethren Press is offering a large-print version of its annual Advent devotional as a brand-new partner to the regular-print devotional. The 2010 Advent devotional is written by Edward L. Poling. Congregations and individuals who order by Oct. 1 will receive pre-publication prices.

The devotional is available in two sizes: regular print in a pocket-size paperback booklet; and the new large-print 7- by 11-inch booklet. The text of the large-print version will be 14 point. The price is $2.50, or $5.95 for large print. Orders received by Oct. 1 will get a special discount price of $2, or $5 for large print. Shipping charges will be added to the invoice.

Brethren Press also offers these discounted prices to regular seasonal subscribers who sign up to receive both annual devotionals--Advent and Lent--as a series. Subscriptions to the devotional series are automatically renewed each year and can be cancelled or changed at any time. Churches can customize their subscriptions to the devotional series based on need, for example by ordering 25 regular and 10 large print.

More new Brethren Press resources:
  • "The Witness of the Hebrew Bible for a New Testament Church," a book edited by Christina Bucher, David A. Leiter, and Frank Ramirez, is a collection of 13 essays by Brethren scholars published in honor of Robert W. Neff in the academic tradition of the "festschrift." Neff has served as general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, president of Juniata College, and has taught at Bethany Theological Seminary. Each chapter includes study questions and recommended resources. Essays range from "Christians Reading the Old Testament" by Robert C. Bowman to "Is There Peace in the Old Testament?" by David A. Leiter to "Suffering in the Book of Job and Psalms" by Neff himself. Order for $27.95 plus shipping and handling.

  • The Fall quarter of Brethren Press Bible study curriculum for adults--is written by David W. Miller on the theme, "The Inescapable God." The study addresses the nature and character of God, and God’s relationship with human beings. Order for $4 per copy, or $6.95 for large print, plus shipping and handling.

  • The Gather ’Round Sunday school curriculum this fall focuses on "God and the First Families: Stories from Genesis." Gather ’Round is a Brethren and Mennonite curriculum for Preschool, Primary, Middler, Junior Youth, Youth, Multiage, and the Talkabout resource for families.

  • "Got Spirit?: Finding God in the Everyday" is the outdoor ministry resource for summer 2011. This Christian camping resource is supplied by New Earth. Brethren Press is one of a consortium of denominational publishers that publish in cooperation with the Committee on Outdoor Ministry of the National Council of Churches. Campers will hear daily "Got Spirit?" stories such as the 10 lepers from Luke 17. Six "Daily Discovery" sections are provided for each of five age groups: younger children, older children, younger youth, older youth, and intergenerational/family. An extra section of "Spiritual Practices" is new this year. 200 pages with CD-ROM. Order for $325 plus shipping and handling.
Order any of these resources from Brethren Press at 800-441-3712.

Source: 9/23/2010 Newsline

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